Nantiya . Ruan

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Nantiya Ruan is the Hartje and Reese Chair of Lawyering Process at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and Of Counsel at Outten & Golden LLP, New York, NY. As a Lawyering Process Professor, Ruan teaches legal research and writing to first -year law students, as well as advanced Workplace Law courses. In her capacity as Of Counsel, Ruan represents employees in national employment discrimination and wage and hour class actions. Ruan is admitted to practice in Colorado, New York, and California. Prior to joining O&G in 2000, Ruan was a judicial clerk for Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She has also clerked in the state appellate courts. From 2003 to 2004, Ruan was an associate at Goldstein, Demchak, Baller, Borgen & Dardarian in Oakland, California, a plaintiffs' firm representing workers in national civil rights litigations. In 2004, Ruan joined the faculty at Denver Law and her scholarship explores the intersection of civil rights, complex litigation, and poverty law.  She also writes on experiential learning with clients and teaching public interest to law students.